Recently, it seems that the beauty secret revealed last year by burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese is now being utilized by many big celebrities and beauty bloggers. Though the concept sounds extremely unappealing to most of us, supposedly smoothies consisting primarily of various greens are definitely worth downing daily. One of the most well known variants of these smoothies is  the Green Goddess smoothie. And I think there's good reason to try it out-- especially if you're looking for clearer skin skin.

The exact recipe varies, but one of the most popular ones consists of the following, which should be blended:

-1 cup of baby spinach
-1 cup of cucumber chunks
-1/2 an avocado, halved, pitted, and peeled
-1 large kiwi, peeled and chopped
-1/2 a cup of frozen kefir or low-far vanilla frozen yogurt
-1/2 a cup of fresh orange or tangerine juice
-1/4 a cup of mint leaves

Though the recipe and taste may not be the most appealing, there are several benefits of green smoothies. According to green smoothie proponents, the blended mix will improve not only your skin, but also your nails and your hair by eliminating certain toxins. Additionally, many advocates say it can help jump start healthier eating; the green smoothies supposedly help get rid of those late night hunger waves and they should help with snacking urges as well. And, of course, the smoothies themselves are healthy!

Lovelies, what do you think? Have any of you tried adding green smoothies to your routine? What did you think of the results?

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